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Thermo Fisher Scientific Scale Up Lab Support Specialist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale! Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

Location/Division Specific Information

Amgen Facilty – Cambridge, MA

Discover Impactful Work:

This position is passionate about service delivery excellence for UnityTM Lab Services. Specific activities relative to the job function could include: Support of Process Development upstream activities, including working with cell lines, experiment protocol execution, and equipment standardization support. This position will utilize the basic functionality of systems and applications relevant to the job function. Strong interpersonal skills are also required.

A day in the life:

  • Assemble, disassembly, cleaning, and set up of bioreactors

  • Prepare cell culture media and buffers to SOP specifications

  • Stock and maintain inventory for consumables, and equipment components.

  • Use of autoclaves for sterilization of bioreactors and related materials

  • Setup and assembly of transfer carts/panels, SIP, media/buffer transfer

  • Maintaining metric data for work performed

  • May include cross training in additional functional areas such as Glassware, Media and Buffer preparation, Cell Culture Support, and inventory management services

  • Perform equipment verifications and calibrations following customer and manufacturers protocols

  • Monitoring of temperature controlled environments, including excursion response

  • Perform basic cell culture operations, including sampling, passaging, and vial thaws

  • May track lab equipment information including calibration schedules, open work orders, and equipment status using Computerized Maintenance Management System (CCMS)

  • May engage in training activities with new-hires when working in conjunction with a Site Supervisor

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Keys to success:

Education

  • HIgh school diploma/GED required

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a Scientific field preferred.

Experience

  • Three to five years of progressive proven experience preferred.

  • Experience in laboratory setting or services preferred; experience in cGMP

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Proven verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Strong mechanical aptitude; attention to detail; technical problem-solving skills; and ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to assemble / disassemble, operate and understand equipment per procedures.

  • Displays a high level of confidentiality for both customer and Thermo Fisher.

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer! Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us (https://jobs.thermofisher.com/global/en/5-reasons-to-work-at-thermo-fisher-scientific) . As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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